How we use cookies

How we use cookies

We use cookies on this website. By using our website, you are consenting to the placing of certain types of cookie on your computer. This page tells you about how we use cookies and how you can make choices about deleting and rejecting cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded on to your computer or mobile phone when you visit a website. Some are stored on your device just for the duration of your visit to the website, others are stored for longer.

How does Migration Yorkshire use cookies?

We use cookies to make our website work better for you, for example by remembering some of your preferences, and to help us work out how well the website is performing. Our cookies are not used to identify you personally - they don’t collect or store personal information about you.

Which cookies do we use?

We use the following cookies:

  • aspsession  [deleted when you close your browser]

We use these cookies to help us make our website work better for you, for example to help us deal with website errors, and manage access to different parts of the website and visitor preferences. 

Google Analytics cookies:

  • __utma  [expires after 2 years]
  • __utmb  [expires after 30 minutes]
  • __utmz  [expires after 6 months]

These cookies collect information about how people in general use our website, for instance the number of visitors to the website, which search engines or websites people use to find our website, how long users stay on the website and which pages they visit. For information about Google Analytics, its use of cookies and its security and privacy principles, see  You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics on some browsers at 

Cookies on other websites

We link to many other websites. When you click on our links to these websites, be aware that these websites may set cookies on your computer when you visit them, and they may deal with privacy differently from us. You will need to check each website to find out its policy on privacy, and how it uses cookies.

How you can control cookies

You can delete all of the cookies already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to stop them being placed on your computer. Please refer to your browser help pages to find out how to do this. You can find out more from one of websites listed in the next section.

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